nother favorite in New Year’s Bento boxes is a Spinach Roll. Similar to the Spinah Goma Ae that’s s popular in Japanese cooking. But a notch more advanced. Also, a bit more salty and sweet, like most Osechi dishes. Continue reading
Sesame Meets Garlic Meets Scallion
This simple and flavorful Korean way of handling Spinach goes well with barbecued meats such as Barbecued Beef, Bulkogi, and dishes like Fresh Cabbage Kimchi and plain Sticky Rice. They are mainstays of Korean family style cooking.
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Good for Luaus
A Hawaiian Favorite
This is a Hawaiian approach to roasting Tomatoes for serving at Luaus or barbecues. Although Tomatoes may not seem a specially Hawaiian type of food, they belong to the third major wave of ingredients introduced from the North American mainland in the Continue reading
A Nepalese Classic
Limes and Garam Masala Essential
Saag Panir साग पनीर is a dish made from soft Panir cheese and Spinach or other greens in the cuisines of Northern India and Nepal.
Recipe adapted from Mrs. Ratna Sarat, head of the Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu. This recipe makes enought for six to eight servings and takes about 20 minutes to prepare and anther 20 minutes cooking time. Continue reading
A Nourishing and Filling Dish
Formula from the Yak and Yeti
Nepalese dish of the Indian persuasion. It came from a hostess in Kathmandu, so it can be called Nepalese, but like many dishes of that country, has close affinities with similar dishes in Indian cooking.
The recipe is Continue reading
The Roof the the World
“The wildest dreams of Kew are the facts of Kathmandu.” — Rudyard Kipling 
What is Nepalese cuisine? Actually, the question should be, What Nepal? Or, what cuisine? For a relatively small country, Nepal has an astonishing variety of cuisines that can be called Nepalese.
Often thought of as a lofty, mountainous land, home of the world’s Continue reading
A Nation of Islands
Rijsttafel, Sate, and Sambals
“Indonesia isn’t a country, it’s a happening.” — Christopher Lucas 
Indonesia stretches from the Asian mainland towards Australia, like a jade necklace across the southern ocean. The nation contains more than 17,000 islands, and its people represent several hundred ethnic groups, speaking many different languages.
Indonesia is an ancient country and its Continue reading